We are wont to forget that the sun looks on our cultivated fields
and on the prairies and forests without distinction.
At last she was among the fields she had been dreaming of, on a long narrow pathway leading towards a wood.
The bright hearth and the warmth and the voices of home, the secure uprising and lying down, the familiar fields, the familiar people, the Sundays and holidays with their simple joys of dress and feasting--all the sweets of her young life rushed before her now, and she seemed to be stretching her arms towards them across a great gulf.
Then they resumed their journey, the little grey Queen of the Field Mice running swiftly ahead and then pausing until the travelers drew near, when away she would dart again.
But the grey Field Mouse walked straight through it, and the others did the same, the wall melting into mist as they passed it.
The victorious huntsman rode off to join the field, and there, surrounded by inquiring sympathizers, recounted his exploits.
"Yes, she's fast enough," replied Nicholas, and thought: "If only a full-grown hare would cross the field now I'd show you what sort of borzoi she is," and turning to his groom, he said he would give a ruble to anyone who found a hare.
The wonderful exploit of Leather-Stocking was noised through the field with great rapidity, and the sportsmen gathered in, to learn the truth of the report.
“Not so, Dickon,” said Marmaduke; “the field is covered with them; and, like the Leather-Stocking, I see nothing but eyes, in every direction, as the innocent sufferers turn their heads in terror.
Pinocchio paid a gold piece for the three suppers and started on his way toward the field
that was to make him a rich man.
If the desire to talk came to him when the two were walking in the fields, he sought out a stump or the top board of a fence and with his hands pounding busily talked with re- newed ease.
The two were walking in the fields on a summer afternoon and had stopped to sit upon a grassy bank.
A field-man is a personality afield; a field-woman is a portion of the field
; she had somehow lost her own margin, imbibed the essence of her surrounding, and assimilated herself with it.
In that singular light every little tree and shock of wheat, every sunflower stalk and clump of snow-on-the-mountain, drew itself up high and pointed; the very clods and furrows in the fields
seemed to stand up sharply.
To her horror she discovered that everywhere she looked she saw people working in the fields
or preparing to do so.